An interactive resource plotting
Australia’s disasters on the map


Interactive game where students
travel back in time to save Dingo Creek


As told by survivors and others involved
in some of our worst natural disasters

Disaster Resilience Education For Schools

For teachers and students, this toolkit of disaster resilience education resources focuses on both individual and community resilience, vital components to developing a shared understanding of the critical role everyone plays in developing a disaster resilient Australia.

Resources are designed to be flexible to individual learning styles and are aligned to curriculum.

In this week!

Appin Mine explosion 1979

24 July
On 24 July 1979 an explosion occurred in the underground mine in Appin, a small town situated 35 km north-west of Wollongong. The explosion was caused by a rush of methane gas in the K panel which was a remote area of the mine situated 3 km below the surface.

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